APPCB Research Fellowship scheme 2017 – 18


The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB), driven by the vision to foster economic growth with efficient environmental management, proposes to introduce a scheme for financial support to postgraduate students for doing PhD in the field of environmental Science and Engineering. These candidates can obtain knowledge, co-operation, guidance or orientation on various subjects related to technical, scientific, legal, etc on environment problems with the help of experienced Professors/​Researchers. The Board has, therefore, decided to launch a scheme to encourage such candidates undertaking Research and Development in the field of environment relevant to the state of Andhra Pradesh through Ph.D. with board financial assistance. 


The applicant should be an Indian citizen and hold a master’s degree in Science/​Engineering from a recognized University. The applicant should have qualified UGC ‑NET or GATE or APSLET. The upper age limit for the fellowship is 25 years at the time of the submission of application. Age relaxation of 5 years will be given to candidates belonging to SC/ST and 3 years for OBC/​Physically Challenged & Women candidates

To Apply

The application form along with detailed CV of the candidate, certificate from the guide (Annexure-II) and format for guide (Annexure-III) should be submitted to the Member Secretary, APPCB. The applicant must identify a suitable Mentor under whom the proposed research would be carried out. The selection will be based on the recommendations of an Expert Committee that will be constituted by the APPCB. If required, the applicants may be called for personal interview. 

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